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Graduate Fellowships

Funding Agency / Program



American Association of University Women

American Fellowships / Dissertation Grant

International Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships


US citizen / PR

Foreign nationals

US citizen / PR


November 1

November 15

December 1

American Heart Association

Predoctoral Fellowship


US citizen / PR / J-1/F-1 / E-3 / H1-B/ O-1/ G-4/ TN


September 7, 2022

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship


US citizen / PR


October 28, 2022

Ford Foundation

Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


Opens September 6, 2022, closes December 15, 2022

Opens September 6, 2022, closes December 8, 2022


PhD Fellowship Program


Worldwide(by nomination)


November 5, 2022

Janelia Graduate Program

Joint Graduate Program 


December 1

Laura Bassi Scholarship

Laura Bassi Scholarship Program


US citizen / PR /  Nationals


December 1, 2022

March 31, 2023

July 25, 2023

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

GEM Fellowship


US citizen / PR (minority)



July 1 - November 15

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) / F31


US citizen / PR


April 8, August 8, December 8

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)


US citizen / PR / Nationals


October 17 – 21, 2022 (exact date depends on discipline – pls check website!!)

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE Fellowships


US citizen / PR


Graduate scholarship not available at this time

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation

Fellowship for New Americans


US citizen / Naturalized US citizen / PR / DACA


October 27, 2022

SAE International

Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program


Citizen of US, Canada, Mexico


April 1

International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Scholarships in Optics and Photonics


Student member


February 15, 2023

Tau Beta Pi

TBP Fellowships


TBP Alumnus


Opens December 2022, closes February 1, 2023

US Department of Defense

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART)


US citizen / Nationals

A citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom


Check website


Opens August 1, closes December 1

US Department of Energy

Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)


US citizen / PR

US citizen / PR


November 9, 2022

January 18, 2023

US Department of Justice

Graduate Research Fellowship


US or foreign (must be Degree-granting US Institution)


Fellowship not available at this time

US Environmental Protection Agency

STAR Fellowships


US citizen / PR


Varies, check website

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